Definition of hypochondriacal in English:


Line breaks: hypo|chon¦driac¦al
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)kɒnˈdrʌɪək(ə)l


  • Of or affected by hypochondria: she was extremely hypochondriacal
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    • Why do people exhibit hypochondriacal behavior?
    • His study shows that those with high hypochondriacal tendencies were more likely to involuntarily focus on anthrax-related stimuli.
    • Diane Ladd is a regular patient, as hypochondriacal as she is telepathic, booking herself in as if by Ticketmaster to a matinee.

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